There may not be many plants and warehouses operating in the dark these days. However, many facilities are clearly on the path to lights out, balancing automation and labor to find the right mix of lower costs and better customer service.
Next Gen Supply Chain at DHL
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Morocco Holds Port Emissions Training
How can ports cut emissions to ensure cleaner air and contribute to the battle against climate change? An International Maritime Organization (IMO) training course is supporting countries to help...
New Boost for Dutch Rail Freight Transport
Various parties active in the rail freight transport sector have reached agreement with State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven about an incentives package that is intended to make rail freight...
Truck tonnage is up in May, reports ATA
The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.7%, to 113.8 (2015=100), from April to May, following a 2.7% (upwardly revised from an original reading of 2.2%)...
MNX opens pharma hub in New York
MNX Global Logistics has opened a pharma logistics facility in New York, located next to JFK International Airport. This healthcare and life sciences supply chain facility will serve as the...
CMA CGM to Buy Finland's Containerships
French-based CMA CGM, one of the world's largest container shipping firms, has agreed to acquire Finland's Containerships from Container Finance Ltd Oy.Terms of the deal, which is expected to...
CMA CGM to acquire Containerships
The Finnish company is specialized in the intra-European market and will strengthen CMA CGM’s intra-European offer.
CMA CGM deploys new container tracking solution
French container transportation and shipping firm CMA CGM has decided to deploy its innovative solution for containers tracking at a larger scale.
Blue Dart launches new Chennai aviation hub
India-based Deutsche Post DHL subsidiary Blue Dart has launched a new aviation hub in Chennai.
Cherry-picking Turkish Cargo harvests supply chain time savings
Turkish Cargo will fly 600 tonnes of Salihli cherries (Bing Cherry) to Oslo in 10 dedicated Airbus A330 charter flights for last mile delivery to more than 1,600 stores throughout Norway. The...
Weakened Rates Weigh on Baltic index
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell for the second day in a row on Tuesday, pressured by weaker rates for capesize and panamax vessels.The overall index, which tracks rates for ships...
Schiphol local rule for freighter operators rejected
The Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management has rejected the 'local rule' proposal for Amsterdam's slot-constrained Schiphol Airport. The proposed rule would have given freighter...
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DPD is investing EUR 3.3 million into 450 new swap bodies
DPD Austria – Austria’s leading private parcel service – continues to focus on the expansion of its locations and is investing around EUR 3.7 million to purchase new swap bodies... Der Beitrag...
Railport aimed to double rail volume in the Port of Antwerp
The Antwerp Port Authority seeks to double the rail volume in the port – including intermodal container transport – over the next few years. Railport Antwerp, a joint initiative by... Der Beitrag...
POLA and POLB May volumes are mixed but solid
POLA said it processed 768,804 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU) in May, which is down 3% annually compared to May 2017’s record of 796,216 TEU. POLB May volumes shined, with the port saying its...
Hapag-Lloyd: Terminal Handling Charges Destination change in Portugal
Hapag-Lloyd annouced that the THD for Reefer Container in Portugal will change effective as of July 15, 2018
Cass Freight Index Report is strong again in May
The most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems pointed to an ongoing thesis describing the state of the United States freight economy as “extraordinarily...
Transportation management systems expand in NextGen supply chains
This is a time of innovation in TMS as the software’s capabilities broaden significantly, improving its deliverables across the supply chain.
3-D and the Global Supply Chain
Aside from the question of 3-D printing’s cost effectiveness in relation to end-to-end production, the evolution of printing materials and processes is making this form of fabrication increasingly...
PostNL delivering on emissions-free plans